CALL FOR PROPOSALS: LAMPHHS 2021

Change is constant. Whether socio-cultural, economic, scientific, political, ecological, environmental, or technological, drivers of change — and change itself — are critical to how we function in our roles as librarians, archivists, and museum professionals. In the realm of professional practice, sometimes these changes are so considerable they fundamentally challenge existing concepts of who we are as professionals, what the impact of our work is, and how we engage our constituencies. They represent a paradigm…续inue reading

…and to all a good night!

We want to take the opportunity of this last post of 2020 to thank you all for your support and enthusiasm over the year. It hasn’t been an easy year by any means but we managed to hold our very first online conference thanks to all of you and we’re very proud. Watch this space for videos and transcripts coming in early January! We hope you all get some vacation time between now and January…续inue reading

From Our Partners: ‘The Fourth Estate in Medicine’: The History of the Medical Journal and the Medical Profession in the United States, 1797-Present’

This Thursday, check out the fourth (and final) lecture of the Fall 2020 Colloquium on the History of Psychiatry and Medicine: ‘The Fourth Estate in Medicine’: The History of the Medical Journal and the Medical Profession in the United States, 1797-Present’ with speaker Scott H. Podolsky, M.D., Director of the Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Library, and Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Podolsky is a historian of…续inue reading

New to the MHL!

Our partners at the Wellcome have been adding all kinds of good things to our collection, including runs of the Dublin journal of medical science, the Annual of the universal medical sciences, the Half-yearly abstract of the medical sciences, and the Transactions of the Medical and Physical Society of Bombay. Check out everything that has been recently uploaded to our collection here.续inue reading